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Removing the writing from the wall, and then removing the wall

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This note adumbrates a Buddhist approach to the writing of a research thesis, combining severity and humour, and always preserving a sense of the ridiculous. It celebrates the joy of Zen, which is at its most vivid in its puncturing of preciousness and its accommodation of ambiguity.

Keywords: Bhodhidharma; Buddha; Hotei; Zen

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/stap.23.2.125/0

Affiliations: University of Exeter

Publication date: October 1, 2003

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